Welcome

Hi and welcome to a blog mostly about motorcycle touring. Motorcycle Paradise started as a simple web page with a few photos in 1994. Back then I was just another "jackass on a motorcycle" (thanks Fuzzy Galore) so some of the content ported over to here might seem as dated as the fluro graphics on the bike I had then. More recent information for Australian roads can be found in my ride reports and suggestions. Lately I am riding in Japan - hope you enjoy visiting this blog.

Sunday, October 06, 2013

Farewell Australia

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The open road beckons

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Relaxing by the water

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Rural vistas

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Superb

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Forgotten train station

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Country town charm

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Outlaws in the USA. We call them Bushrangers

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This is Australia

And this is my last ride report on Australian roads for a long time.I have sold the CB1100 and I am relocating overseas permanently. I had planned a big farewell ride but weather cut it short. That’s the bad news. The good news is I have new riding to look forward to in Asia, Europe and North America. Until then take care and enjoy your riding. 

10 comments:

  1. Sorry to see this end and hoping that the two wheel fever will rise up once again for you and you will just have to hit the road and tell us about your adventures. God bless you and keep you safe our friend!

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  2. Warren
    This isn't the end. It's just the beginning. There are new roads just waiting to be discovered and ridden. Your blog could contain multi continent rides.

    Goodluck with your future endeavours and stay safe mate.

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  3. Ive enjoyed your reviews and reports over the last couple of years
    Good luck overseas
    Steve Sunshine coast

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  4. The news is a tad bittersweet Warren. I've really enjoyed your reviews and reports as well - and it really has been over years. Although the gaps between posts were getting bigger I was still keen to read your latest offerings. I'll miss that.
    On the plus side it sounds like there's travel and adventure on the horizon... I'm sure there's a few of us who wish we had the ticker to bite the bullet and take such a big step.
    Best wishes for the future mate, whatever it holds... and ride safe.
    Bob B. (skitta)

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  5. Thanks for sharing this body of information I.C.. It is the best blog of it's type and was the main inspiration for me to start riding for the first time in 2008.
    Living in SE Queensland it is especially relevant to me and I've enjoyed many of the routes you documented.
    Many thanks and best wishes for the future.
    Tony55

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  6. Iron Chef... best of luck with all things relocation.

    Looking forward to your blog updates of ride reports from lands afar - surely your new life still permits time enough to blog from ride to ride???? :)

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  7. Thanks to all. I will be back riding next year and have a number of destinations I will be seeking out good roads so this is just a break.

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  8. Like other readers, I look forward to seeing some reports form Europe, Asia and NA. Perhaps you can give us some pointers for when some of us decide to head over that way.

    Good Luck

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  9. Thank you I.C ,I've always read your blog to get tips on good roads.Good luck with the move.Ride safe

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